Israeli VC Jerusalem Venture Partners raises $220 million for new tech fund

FILE PHOTO: Founder and managing partner of Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Erel Margalit speaks during an interview with Reuters in Jerusalem January 30, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo TEL AVIV... Read more »

Standard Chartered sets aside $900 million to cover U.S., British fines

(Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday,... Read more »

Standard Chartered sets aside $900 million to cover U.S., British fines

(Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday,... Read more »

From street kids to war romance, Oscar foreign-film slate keeps it real

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year’s Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw... Read more »

U.S. settles three reverse payment fights with Teva units

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has settled three reverse payment fights with units of Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd, the agency said on Tuesday. Under the settlement... Read more »

UAE Armed Forces sign defense contracts worth $140.17 million with international firms

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates’ armed forces signed 514.8 million dirham ($140.17 million) defense contracts with international firms on Tuesday at the IDEX military exhibition, spokesman... Read more »

Oil hovers just below 2019 highs as markets look to trade talks

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices hovered just below 2019 highs on Tuesday as traders waited for the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks this week, while supply cuts led by... Read more »

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC

FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters)... Read more »

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated -BBC

Feb 18 (Reuters) – Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei told the BBC on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. “Firstly,... Read more »

Canadian prime minister Trudeau’s chief secretary resigns

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s principal secretary Gerald Butts has resigned from his position, according to a statement issued by Butts on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s... Read more »